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Cities of Myth: Crash Course World Mythology #35

For Students 9th - 12th
Grab a compass and road map ... it's time to explore some mythological cities! With the 35th video of 41 from the Crash Course World Mythology series, viewers meet two characters from Roman mythology, Romulus and Remus. Scholars also...
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Ancient and Medieval Medicine: Crash Course History of Science #9

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Medieval medicine is a mash-up of multicultural ideas! How did early doctors learn to do no harm? The ninth video in a 15-part series about the History of Medicine uncovers the fundamental teachings that sparked intense anatomical study...
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Dances to Flute Music and Obscene Verse. It's Roman Theater, Everybody: Crash Course Theater #5

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Believe it or not, ancient Romans had a sense of humor—although it may have been a bit absurd. The fifth video in the Crash Course Theater series discusses the evolution of Roman drama, incorporating images and animations to help bring...
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Roman Theater with Plautus, Terence, and Seneca: Crash Course Theater #6

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Thank you, Greek and Roman theater, for providing the dramatic arts with a host of stock characters. A video about Roman theater, the sixth in the Crash Course Theater series, begins by introducing the character types found on stage in...
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The Labours of Heracles Part 2

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
There's not much that the half-mortal, half-god Heracles can't do, but Hera plans to put him to the test! Listen to an audio retelling of the second half of Heracles's trials, including riding the Mares of Diomedes, procuring the Belt of...
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The Labours of Heracles Part 1

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Heracles—or Hercules as he was known in Rome—was put to work on 12 impossible tasks by the jealous and vengeful Hera. Listen to his heroism over the Nemean Lion, the Lernaean Hydra, the Cretan Bull, and others with an engaging audio...
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Dido and Aeneas

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
The number one rule in a Roman myth: don't upset the goddesses. Having acquired the wrath of Juno, the queen of heaven, Paris and Aeneas suffer trials and tribulations on their journeys to love and triumph. Experience the thrill of the...
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The Rise and Fall of the Byzantine Empire

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Empires come and empires go, and some aren't even known as empires until after they fall. Such is the case with what is today called the Byzantine Empire. Learn more about the history of the empire, founded by Emperor Constantine, that...
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Why Should You Read Virgil's "Aeneid"?

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Is Virgil's Aeneid, as Augustus believed, written in praise of the first Roman emperor, or a criticism of his rule? Introduce the famous epic poem with a short video that provides background information about the poet, the historic...
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Who Were the Vestal Virgins, and What Was Their Job?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Keeping the flame lit for the goddess Vesta was the primary job of the Vestal Virgins — but it also put their very lives in danger. An informative video takes viewers through the journey of Licinia, a young girl chosen to be a Vestal...
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Philosophy - Augustine

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Can humans ever truly be happy? High schoolers learn about the beliefs of Augustine, later St. Augustine, including his theories about original sin, failure, and defeat, with a short analysis video about the theological philosopher.
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Philosophy - The Stoics

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
All you need to get through the difficult is hope. Not so, according to the Stoics. An explanatory video explains the mentality and worldview of Stoicism, including the ways that hope can hinder one's understanding, and how, despite the...
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Citizenship Then and Now: Comparing Ancient Rome and Contemporary American Society

For Teachers 6th Standards
Class members research citizenship in Ancient Rome and in the United States and use the provided graphic organizers to compare the rights and responsibilities of citizens in these two democracies.
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World History and Geography to 1500 A.D.

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Here's a great resource for your curriculum library. The 240-page packet, organized into units by topics, includes sample lesson plans, links to primary and secondary source documents, worksheets, activities, and sample assessments.
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Cold Case Rome

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Pupils are transformed into detectives in the case to solve the motive behind the assassination of Julius Caesar. This resource includes eight engaging "exhibits" of unique primary and secondary sources for students to analyze during...
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Roman Empire

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Does the United States parallel the Roman Empire in any way? Young historians work with four documents in order to answer this query as part of a structured DBQ assignment.
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The Punic Wars

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Warships, the expansion of Rome, and one of the greatest military commanders in history. Through a 17-slide PowerPoint presentation, young historians review a thrilling piece of history that includes the construction of the Roman navy,...
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The Great Conspiracy Against Julius Caesar

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What would you do if you thought your country was on the path to tyranny, and one man was gaining too much power? This animated video will engage your young historians with a thought-provoking query as it reviews the personal and...
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Byzantine Art

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Squinches and pendentives? Minarets? Apse, narthex, and exedrae? The iconoclasm controversy? Roman and Byzantine art and architecture from 350 CE to 1560 CE is the focus of a PowerPoint designed to prepare AP art history and humanities...
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Etruscan Art

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Aqueducts and amphitheatres, frescos and friezes, statues and stila. Etruscan, Roman, and Hellenistic art and architecture of the focus of a 154-slide presentation designed for AP art history and humanities classes. 
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Travel Scrapbook/Blog

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Your young historians will design an ongoing travel scrapbook or blog as they learn about the major locations that have impacted the development of democracy in the world, including ancient Rome, Greece, England, and France.
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Penn Museum: China Gallery

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Invite your learners to take a closer look at the art and mathematical function of dome buildings as designed by the ancient Romans. In the next segment of this attractive worksheet set, your young historians will then learn about...
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Ancient Warriors - The Legions of Rome 1/3

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Who were the ancient Roman warriors? Learn about Tiberius Claudius Vitalis, one of the most feared and respected warriors from the Roman Empire. Nicknamed "the mule" for his ability to carry heavy loads during battle times. In part one...
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Ancient Warriors - The Legions of Rome 2/3

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Only citizens of Rome could serve in the elite Roman Legion. Tiberius Claudius Vitalis was part of this well-oiled machine. He and his comrades became one of the fiercest groups to uphold the Roman Legion. This video details some of...